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Kyrgyzstan Attempts to Isolate Local Islam
August 28, 2019

Kyrgyzstan Attempts to Isolate Local Islam

By Elmurat Ashiraliev
Kyrgyz authorities profess a separation of state and religion while also paradoxically preferring one version of Islam.
Web Giants Counter Kazakhstan's Spying Tool
August 27, 2019

Web Giants Counter Kazakhstan's Spying Tool

By Paolo Sorbello
US firms are taking measures to ensure that traffic through their browsers is not intercepted by Kazakhstan's authorities.

China Opens Education Opportunities for Uzbekistan’s Youth
August 26, 2019

China Opens Education Opportunities for Uzbekistan’s Youth

By Umida Hashimova
The knowledge-hungry youth of Uzbekistan are ready to take up education in China.

The Failure of Atambayev’s Planned Power Transition
August 23, 2019

The Failure of Atambayev’s Planned Power Transition

By Temur Umarov
Unlike in Russia and Kazakhstan, an effort in Kyrgyzstan to carefully orchestrate the transition of power backfired.

Aksana Ismailbekova on Patronage Politics in Kyrgyzstan
August 20, 2019

Aksana Ismailbekova on Patronage Politics in Kyrgyzstan

By Catherine Putz
What lays beneath the surface of Kyrgyzstan’s dramatic political scene?
Smart Cities or Surveillance? Huawei in Central Asia
August 07, 2019

Smart Cities or Surveillance? Huawei in Central Asia

By Yau Tsz Yan
Chinese surveillance technologies are popular among Central Asia’s governments.

Can Mongolia Shape the Modern World Once Again?
July 07, 2019

Can Mongolia Shape the Modern World Once Again?

By Roncevert Ganan Almond
With the U.S. as its partner, Mongolia could make a significant contribution to the region.
Chinese Private Security Moves Into Central Asia
July 03, 2019

Chinese Private Security Moves Into Central Asia

By Yau Tsz Yan
With vast investments at stake, Chinese private security firms are expanding operations in Kyrgyzstan and beyond.

Continuity and Change: Kazakhstan Hurtles Toward Election Day
June 06, 2019

Continuity and Change: Kazakhstan Hurtles Toward Election Day

By Catherine Putz
On June 9, Kazakhstan will elect its first non-Nazarbayev president.

What Is Nazarbayev’s Legacy in Kazakhstan?
June 05, 2019

What Is Nazarbayev’s Legacy in Kazakhstan?

By Paolo Sorbello
Kazakhstan’s first president resigned, but he remains fundamentally intertwined with the state.

Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
May 08, 2019

Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters

By Nishtha Chugh
The entire region is headed for an immense climate crisis by 2100, scientists warn.
Tajik Asylum Seekers Struggle for a Sense of Security
April 12, 2019

Tajik Asylum Seekers Struggle for a Sense of Security

By Yan Matusevich
In Poland, asylum seekers from Tajikistan wrestle with insecurity and uncertainty.

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